It had already been known that the enzyme known as phosphatidic acid phosphatase plays a crucial role in regulating the amount of fat in the human body. Controlling it is therefore of interest in the fight against obesity. But scientists at Rutgers U...
– Rutgers University
Journal of Biological Chemistry
As the country continues to face childhood obesity – posing a serious health risk to children’s health in the United States – Georgia State University experts in public health and public policy are available to discuss the issue during this Chi...Expert Available
– Georgia State University
Researchers have developed a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism. The patch could be used to burn off pockets of unwanted fat and treat metabolic diso...
– Columbia University Medical Center
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The United States earns failing grades when it comes to the number of people walking to work and school and the number of walkable communities, finds a new national report. Amy Eyler, associate professor at the Brown School, serves on the advisory pa...
– Washington University in St. Louis
National Walking and Walkable Communities Report Card
People with chronic kidney disease may be especially vulnerable to the deleterious effects of poor sleep, according to a new paper published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
The simple new technique could offer vastly superior predictions of disease severity in a huge range of conditions with a genetic component, including Alzheimer’s, autism, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, schizophrenia and depress...
– University of Virginia Health System
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A Virginia Tech research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
– Virginia Tech
UT Southwestern researchers have uncovered new clues about how gut bacteria and the body’s circadian clock work together to promote body fat accumulation.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center